Mizoram fears fresh influx of refugees after Myanmar airstrikes on civilians

Some 150 people from Myanmar’s Chin State fled to Mizoram over the past few days in the face of the airstrikes.

11 Sep 2021

Critics happy as RN Ravi moved out of Nagaland as TN governor

Ravi, however, will continue to serve also as the Centre’s interlocutor in the Naga peace talks – at least for now.

10 Sep 2021

CPI-M offices, workers come under attack in Tripura, Yechuri seeks PM Modi’s intervention

The attacks were carried out from Wednesday morning till the wee hours of Thursday in which a number of vehicles, mostly two-wheelers, were also set ablaze. 

09 Sep 2021

Day after boat tragedy, CM Himanta says work for Jorhat-Majuli bridge to begin in November

CM Himanta Biswa Sarma made the announcement while visiting Neamatighat in Jorhat where a collision between two ferries or mechanised boats on Wednesday had left a 28-year-old woman dead.

09 Sep 2021

One dead, over 35 missing after two boats collide in Assam's Brahmaputra river

While 42 others survived after they managed to swim ashore, the locals claimed there were 100-120 passengers.

08 Sep 2021

Won’t mind if CM Himanta mediates in peace talks with Centre: ULFA chief Paresh Baruah

Baruah said the CM knows "our history and we have seen his courage, honesty and intent towards resolving the conflict."

07 Sep 2021

Meghalaya 'fake' encounter case: Shillong groups fire knife salvo at Conrad Sangma govt

The groups protested against the govt for its failure to suspend some senior cops responsible for the killing of former insurgent leader Cheristerfield Thangkhiew in an alleged fake encounter on Augus

06 Sep 2021

Guwahati Diary: ‘Covid Sahayata Kendra’ comes up in Guwahati 

A Covid Sahayata Kendra (CSK) has come up in Guwahati recently.

05 Sep 2021

Centre signs ‘historic’ peace pact with five insurgent groups of Assam

“… Modi government is committed to resolving the decades-old crisis, ensuring the territorial integrity of Assam,” the Home Minister tweeted.

05 Sep 2021

Activists, intellectuals seek new interlocutor in Naga peace process

Nagaland Governor RN Ravi is the current interlocutor but the participants expressed dismay over the derailment of the peace process due to trust deficit between Ravi and NSCN-IM.

04 Sep 2021

Schools in Mizoram begin admitting Myanmar refugee children 

The admission process followed a circular, issued by the School Education Director James Lalrinchhana, which said kids belonging to disadvantaged communities have the right to education.

03 Sep 2021

After AIUDF’s exit, activist-turned-politician Akhil Gogoi meets Rahul Gandhi for alliance in Assam

Recently, Congress severed its ties with the AIUDF, protesting the leaders of the minority-based party singing paeans of ruling BJP.

02 Sep 2021

Nearly 5.74 lakh affected in Assam floods, Modi calls up CM Himanta

According to ASDMA, 1,278 villages in 61 revenue circles have been affected. The 5,73,938 affected people include 1,91,821 women and 1,44,582 children.

31 Aug 2021

Manipur govt diverting urea for poppy plantations, claims Jairam Ramesh

In a tweet captioned “BJP’s Vikas in Manipur”, Ramesh wrote: “Manipur is getting TWICE the supply of urea it needs and yet farmers complain of shortage! Why?

31 Aug 2021

2 children die, 70% of Kaziranga inundated in Assam floods

Altogether 950 villages under 50 revenue circles are in the grip of the deluge, triggered by incessant rains.

30 Aug 2021